Latest News for AWIPEV Base
Ny-Aalesund GIS is online
Svalbardkartet.no by the Norwegian Polar Institute has opened a new layer showing scientific instruments, installations, and observatories in and around Ny-Aalesund.
At https://svalbardkartet.npolar.no choose the layer "Ny-Ålesund Research Objects".
The SIOS Webinar series:
12 Feb. 2021: Presentations of projects supported by the SIOS Infrastructure Access Programme
News for 2021 field season
Covid-19 information sources
AWIPEV Introduction Seminar
The 2021 AWIPEV Introduction Seminar is held in two separate parts as a virtual meeting.
27. Jan. 2021 09:00 - 12:30 AWIPEV Introduction to base logistics
3. March 2021 09:00 - 17:00 Introduction to AWIPEV Scientific projects 2021
- Winter 2021 container sent from Bremerhaven:
Scheduled arrival date in NYA: ca. 17. March 2021
- Spring 2021 container to be sent from Bremerhaven:
Deadline for delivery in Bremerhaven: 17. March 2021
- Spring 2021 Containers to be sent from Brest:
Freight list & delivery of goods at IPEV : deadline 15.02.2021 & 12.04.2021
For IPEV freight handling infos see here.
Expected arrival in Ny-Ålesund: 17.03.2021 & 17.05.2021
Please contact Pauline Boucher (+33 2 98 05 6517) and Dominique Fleury (+33 2 98 05 6542) for further infos.
- Schedule of the freight ship Nordbjorn
Freight papers need to be sent at latest 4 work days before delivery at the warehouse.
Scheduled arrival date in NYA: ca. 17. May 2021
see our Introduction Seminar item list
Deadline: 25. Feb. 2021
- Do 228 suite of optical imaging sensors
- various UAVs / drones for remote sensing
Meetings, Seminars, Workshops
The SIOS Webinar series:
12 Feb. 2021: Presentions of projects supported by the SIOS Infrastructure Access Programme
Special Issues on Kongsfjorden Ecosystem Research
An international team of marine biologists and ecosystem specialists has published two Special Issues of Polar Biology on the Ecosystem Kongsfjorden: New Views after more than a Decade of Research.
The volumes are published by Springer:
AWIPEV Under Water Observatory featured by NRK
The Under Water Observatory (UWO) in Ny-Aalesund is featured in this prime time NRK news, reporting of the observation of the warming Kongsfjord.
(In Norwegian only) https://www.nrk.no/troms/rekordvarmt-i-svalbard-fjord-1.13197171
Read more about the UWO here.
Visit of the French Minister for the Environment, Mme S. Royal to AWIPEV
Mme Ségolène Royal, French Minister for the Environment, visited AWIPEV Base 17. - 21. August, see
25 years of German Arctic station in Ny-Aalesund
on 10th August 1991 the German Arctic research station was officially opened, which in 2003 merged with the French station into the joint AWIPEV Base of today. Read more about the (hi)story here.
Visit of the German Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks to AWIPEV
Unusual cold stratosphere creates conditions for severe ozone depletion
ANR/DFG French German Research Call
ANR and DFG have published a new call open to joint German-French research projects in all fields of the Natural, Life and Engineering Sciences including interdisciplinary research.
Deadline for proposal submissions is 2. Dec. 2015.
New NySMAC web site launched
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon visits AWIPEV Base
During his stay in Ny-Ålesund, the Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon and the Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende visited the AWIPEV base. They were informed about climate research and work at the base.
Visit of Germany's Federal Minister of Education and Research to AWIPEV
Solar Eclipse 20.3.2015, 11:09-11:12
Photos from the solar eclipse at Ny Ålesund can be found in our gallery
News and blogs
- AWI on facebook
- AWI on Twitter
- IPEV Actualites
- Arctic-Blog 79 Degrees North
- NYTEFOX, a SIOS supported boundary layer experiment
- The AWI Ice Blog
- Univ. Münster Mars Analog 2020 expedition blog (in German)
- Lunar AOD, a SIOS supported intercomparison experiment
- Snow Water Equivalent, a SIOS supported new project at Bayelva
- Christelle's Ny Aalesund